Hilmerson Safety® Awarded Fourth U.S. Patent for Revolutionary Guardrail System

Innovation Designed for Rapid and Simple Guardrail Installation Protects Workers on Job Sites While Saving Contractors Time & MoneyHilmerson Safety® begins 2021 with a big win, earning the 4th patent on its revolutionary construction safety rail solution. The United States Patent & Trademark Office issued the patent on January 5th as USD907253, recognizing the unique

How Small Construction Businesses Are Overcoming The Impacted Economy

With the recent economic instability across most industries, The Contractors Compass, the official educational journal of the American Subcontractors Association, asked small construction businesses across America for their best survival tactics. In the article The Keys to Survival for Small Companies...From Those Who Are Doing It, customer service, cash flow, company culture, and embracing

Construction Executive Asks Us to Share our Lean Construction Advice

Running a lean construction business can help you gain several competitive advantages. Construction Executive magazine invited lean construction industry vendor Deb Hilmerson to share her advice on eliminating, or at least minimizing, the eight most common areas of waste in lean construction. Hilmerson has spent much of her career working with construction industry leaders

Why Every Commercial Contractor Should Be Using Reusable Safety Systems

“Reusable safety systems don’t fall into the ‘nice if you can afford it’ column. They actually save money by reducing costs and inefficiencies, as well as providing additional revenue streams,” wrote Hilmerson Safety® President and CEO Deb Hilmerson. In her exclusive article for Construction Executive Magazine: “Why every commercial contractor should be using reusable safety

Lean Safety on the Jobsite

Lean Safety is the all-important plank of the 6S System. What is 6S? As an equation: 6S = 5S + Safety. President & CEO of Hilmerson Safety®, Debra Hilmerson, explains the direct correlation of eliminating the 8 Wastes with improved safety and discusses how “Lean” and “Safety” are interconnected and the three ways they support

Trade Publication Asks us to Share our Expertise in Jobsite Safety

Deb Hilmerson’s passion for safety – along with 30 years of construction experience – drove her to develop next-generation safety equipment that’s changing the industry. We appreciate Construction Best Practices’ invitation for Deb to share some of her expertise with general contractors across the U.S. in this article. General contractors have a complex job.

Hilmerson Asks Readers: Would Your Jobsite Pass a Safety Inspection?

Construction inspections comprise 60% of OSHA’s total inspections. Our non-fatal injury rates are 71% higher than other industries. For this article "Do's & Don'ts from the Field: Would Your Jobsite Pass a Safety Inspection?" in Construction Superintendent, Deb Hilmerson stressed that because better solutions now exist, now may be a good time to reevaluate jobsite

Construction Trade Gets Our Perspective on Next-generation Safety Innovation

When you are a trailblazer in your industry, your peers take notice. Debra Hilmerson was honored when Modern Contractor Solutions asked her to write this article about some of the safety equipment trends that she’s helping to fuel and guide. She focused specifically on next-generation reusable, durable guardrail systems that are safer, faster and simpler

Debra Hilmerson Reflects on Her Career in this NAWIC Article

When the National Association of Women in Construction invited Debra Hilmerson to write an article for its September / October 2020 issue (page 43/44), she knew she wanted to inspire readers to also become trailblazers and achieve their career goals. “I had some flexibility on the topic,” she recalls. “Ultimately, I decided to tell

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